Tag Archives: Cloud Nothings

Wednesday Music News

Two bands that probably sit close to each other on your record shelf: The Shins performed a session for Spotify where they covered The Smiths 1986 single “Panic.” Listen below. James Mercer and friends also performed their own track “Name For You” off their latest full-length, Heartworms, out now on Columbia Records. Listen below. TheRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2017: Initial Lineup Announced!

Can you believe it? The Capitol Hill Block Party is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year! They’re rolling out the first wave of this year’s debaucherous celebration, and it’s one to raise a toast to. The neighborhood streets will be closed down July 21st-23rd for Run The Jewels, Diplo, Lord Huron, and so many more.Read more…

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In Stores Now 1/30

January ends on a bang as many long-awaited albums hit stores this past Friday. Cleveland’s Cloud Nothings return with their fourth LP, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “their most polished and measured set to date of punkish power-pop. Produced by John Goodmanson, the album combines a dynamic, full rock-band sound with emotive lyricsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

We’re weeks away from the release of the new Cloud Nothings album, Life Without Sound, and here’s another sneak peek with a video for the track “Internal World.” Director Jonny Look provides an instructional clip from the “Department of Human Being Assimilation,” which may or may not help the lizard people who will inevitably walkRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

With the passing of Prince earlier this year, his musical vaults have been excavated and gems are being found within. Today, NPG Records and Warner Bros. Records are teaming up to share Prince 4Ever, a collection of hits, packaged with a 12-page booklet of never-before-seen photos by photographer Herb Ritts and this previously unreleased track,Read more…

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Music that Matters: Everybody Wants To Love You

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 539 – Everybody Wants To Love You Songs of psychedelicRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, as she closed out a show at at Denver’s Ogden Theatre, Australian artist Courtney Barnett covered the track “Drunk on Election Night” by fellow Aussie Dan Kelly & the Alpha Males. (You can find the original version on his 2006 album Drowning in the Fountain of Youth.) The song has the chorus “OhhRead more…

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Song of the Day: Cloud Nothings – Modern Act

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Let Me Get There”Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

PNW transplant Aesop Rock shows some love for his new hometown of Portland in the video for “Shrunk,” off his latest LP, The Impossible Kid. Filmed at the old-school arcade palace Ground Kontrol, Aes raps about therapy while an 8-bit version of him battles the therapy bear from earlier promo clips (see here). He alsoRead more…

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Friday Music News

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke debuted a new, 10-minute song called “Coloured Candy” during Rag & Bone’s 2017 Spring/Summer runway show. It features lines from The Universal Sigh, the free newspaper that accompanied the release of Radiohead’s eighth studio album The King of Limbs. Check out the video below. [CoS]

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